|An August Midnight - Your Teacher|
An August Midnight. A poem by Thomas Hardy
Keywords: An August Midnight; Thomas Hardy
Downloads: 257 (1 review)
|The Gamekeeper at Home - Richard Jefferies|
LibriVox recording of The Gamekeeper at Home, by Richard Jefferies. Read by Andy Minter. Richard Jefferies (1848 – 1887) was born and spent his childhood on a farm at Coate,Wiltshire. He joined the ‘Wiltshire and Gloucestershire Standard’ in 1868 and also started to write articles and pamphlets on various agricultural issues and local history topics. He is best known for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels...
Keywords: librivox; audibook; jefferies; animals; nature; biography
Downloads: 5,683 (1 review)
|The Ballad of Reading Gaol - Oscar Wilde|
Librivox recording of the Ballad of Reading Gaol, by Oscar Wilde. Read by Linda Leu. In 1895, Oscar Wilde was sentenced to 2 years of hard labor for acts of 'gross indecency'. During his time at Reading Gaol, he witnessed a rare hanging, and in the three years between his release and his untimely death in 1900, was inspired to write the following poem, a meditation on the death penalty and the importance of forgiveness, even for (and especially for) something as heinous as murdering one's spouse...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; poetry
Downloads: 18,113 (3 reviews)
|The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu - Sax Rohmer|
LibriVox recording of The Insidious Dr. Fu-Manchu, by Sax Rohmer. Read by FNH. The first of the Fu-Manchu novels, this story follows the two characters who are set against the machinations of the insidious doctor.(Summary by FNH) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording...
Keywords: audiobook; librivox; fiction; adventure; mystery; fu-manchu
Downloads: 17,741 (2 reviews)
|A Child of the Jago - Arthur Morrison|
LibriVox recording of A Child of the Jago, by Arthur Morrison. Read by Algy Pug. Arthur George Morrison (1 November 1863, Poplar, London - 4 December 1945, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire) was an English author and journalist known for his realistic novels about London's East End and for his detective stories. Morrison's most famous novel is A Child of the Jago, published in 1896, The novel described in graphic detail living conditions in the East End, including the permeation of violence int...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; adventure
Downloads: 2,020 (2 reviews)
|Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions - Frank Harris|
LibriVox recording of Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions, by Frank Harris. Read by Martin Geeson. Consumers of biography are familiar with the division between memoirs of the living or recently dead written by those who "knew" the subject more or less intimately, and the more objective or scholarly accounts produced by later generations. In the case of Wilde, as presented to us by Frank Harris, we are in a way doubly estranged from the subject...
Keywords: biography; oscar wilde; wilde; audiobook; homosexuality; literature; bosie; queensberry; gaol; jail; gay
Downloads: 31,890 (2 reviews)
|The Time Machine by H. G. Wells - Roy Trumbull|
This story by H.G. Wells, is about a time traveler and also about the extension of class distinctions from Wells' time into the far future. The Eloi are the descendants of the idle rich whose needs are taken care of by the Morlocks, the workers. The Morlocks, who dwell underground, have a need for fresh meat. When there is no moon, the Morlocks own the night. The text for this story may be found at www.gutenberg.org...
Keywords: audio books; science fiction; sci-fi; fantasy; H.G. Wells; time travel
Downloads: 8,437 (2 reviews)
|The First Men in the Moon - H.G. Wells|
LibriVox recording of The First Men in the Moon, by H.G. Wells. Read by Mark F. Smith. Britain won the Moon Race! Decades before Neal Armstrong took his "giant leap for mankind" two intrepid adventurers from Lympne, England, journeyed there using not a rocket, but an antigravity coating. Mr. Bedford, who narrates the tale, tells of how he fell in with eccentric inventor Mr. Cavor, grew to believe in his researches, helped him build a sphere for traveling in space, and then partnered with him in ...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; sci-fi; wells; adventure
Downloads: 86,081 (2 reviews)
|Little Feat Live at Warner Theater on 1976-05-10 - Little Feat|
Skin It Back Walkin' All Night Oh Atlanta Romance Dance Lafayette Railroad Day or Night On Your Way Down Sailin' Shoes Dixie Chicken Tripe Face Boogie All That You Dream One Love Stand Rock and Roll Doctor
Keywords: Live concert
Downloads: 10,357 (4 reviews)
|The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth - H. G. Wells|
LibriVox recording of The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth, by H. G. Wells. Read by Alex C. Telander. Two stuffy English scientists, always looking to further their scientific knowledge, create a substance called Herakleophorbia, which in its fourth incarnation – known as Herakleophorbia IV – has the special ability of making things increase greatly in size. As the scientists begin experimentation on some chicks, the substance is misused by some “country folk” who don’t take i...
Keywords: librivox; literature; audiobook; sci-fi; giant; food; genetic
Downloads: 35,521 (3 reviews)
|The Invisible Man - H.G. Wells|
LibriVox's public domain recording of H.G. Well's The Invisible Man. The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story of a scientist who discovers the secret of invisibility and uses it on himself. The story begins as the Invisible Man, with a bandaged face and a heavy coat and gloves, takes a train to lodge in a country inn whilst he tries to discover the antidote and make himself visible again...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; literature; science fiction
Downloads: 516,016 (6 reviews)
|The Lives Of Harry Lime (1951 -1952)|
Orson Welles reprised his role of Harry Lime from the celebrated 1949 film adaptation of Graham Greene's novel The Third Man. The radio series is a "prequel" to the film, and depicts the many misadventures of con-artist Lime in a somewhat lighter tone than the character's villainy in the film.
Downloads: 107,179 (16 reviews)